Events

The following events are taking place nationwide for National Brain Awareness Week March 11th to 17th
Want to get involved in organising your own event? Simply email brainawarenessweek2019@gmail.com with the details to have it included on our online calendar.

Interview with NEAR FM

NEAR FM
The Migraine Association will be interviewed by NEAR FM to discuss Brain Awareness Week

Dublin: Table Quiz for BAW 2019

Ruin Bar, Tara Street, Dublin 2

Dublin Brain Bank together with Parkinson's Association of Ireland

For more information, please contact Jennifer on 01 809 2706 or email her at jennifermlorigan@rcsi.com.

Monday March 11th @ 7.30pm

Dublin: Bake for Brain Injury

Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland will be running Bake for Brain Injury 

March 11th
1 - 3pm
153 Mobhi Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

For more information contact 01-8572847

Cork: Headway Art Expo

Cork University Hospital
Headway Ireland will host an Art Exposition in Cork University Hospital 

Dublin: Bake for Brain Injury

Anvers, Glenageary, Co. Dublin

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland are hosting Bake for Brain Injury

March 11th
12 - 2pm
Anvers, 69 Adelaide Road, Glenageary, Co. Dublin

For more information contact 087-9326464

Kerry: Information evening on Epilepsy for parents, carers and family members

KDYS Centre, Killarney

Epilepsy Ireland information evening on Epilepsy for parents, carers and family members. What is epilepsy? Different types of seizures and first aid management, Administration of Buccal Midazolam.

Venue: KDYS Centre, Killarney
Time: 7.30pm - 9pm

For more information contact 064 6630301

Dublin: Raising Awareness of Motor Neurone Disease

Dublin Business School, South Great Georges St

Monday 11th March 5.30pm

Information Evening: Raising Awareness of Motor Neurone Disease

Room 3.10, Dublin Business School, Castle House, 73/83 South Great Georges St Dublin

This event is open to the public and no booking is required

(The event is organised by DBS Psychology Students & the Motor Neurone Disease Association)

Cork: Headway Information Stand

Cork University Hospital

Headway Ireland will host an information stand at Cork University Hospital 

Monday 11th - Wednesday 13th 

For more information contact owensl@headway.ie

Offaly: Epilepsy Ireland Parents Support Group

The Charleville Centre, Tullamore

Epilepsy Ireland Parents Support Group

Venue: The Charleville Centre, Tullamore
Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm

For more information contact 0579346790

 

Meath: Patient Information Fundraiser

Slane Pharmacy, Co. Meath

The Migraine Association will present this patient information morning where they will help patients better understand and manage their migraines. The Migraine Association will also provide an overview of the latest treatments, medications and devices for migraine and help patients better understand how lifestyle and dietary changes can help improve long term outcomes.

For more information email info@migraine.ie or call 01 8941280

11th March, 10-12 am, Slane Pharmacy, Slane, Co. Meath. 

Dublin: Dail AV Room Migraine Briefing

Dail, AV Room

This briefing session aims to highlight the impact that chronic migraine has on people’s lives and the reality of the debilitating symptoms of the condition. CEO Patrick Little  and migraine sufferer, Claire Bradley will speak at this presentation.

For more information email info@migraine.ie or call 01 8941280

March 12th - 4-5pm

Limerick: Headway Information Stand

Limerick Hospital

Information stand at University hospital Limerick
For more information please contact reeser@headway.ie

Dublin: BrainworX and Epilepsy Ireland Epilepsy Awareness Event

DBS Castle House

The aim of this event, hosted by Dublin Business School, is to increase
awareness around seizures and to explore treatments of epilepsy by giving an overview of seizure first aid, as well as
neuroscience and treatments of epilepsy. 

Speakers will explore symptom recognition, types of seizure, and advances in
treatments.
Speakers include
Carina Fitzgerald - Community Resource Officer for South Dublin and Co.
Wicklow, Epilepsy Ireland. Carina will talk about seizures: What to do if
someone you know has a seizure.

Waterford: Bake for Brain Injury

Chesire Waterford

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland will be running Bake for Brain Injury 

March 12th
11am - 1pm
Cheshire Waterford

For more information contact 086-858 2899

Dublin: Coping with Pain Workshop

Le Cheile Centre, Dublin 5

This workshop will teach people coping strategies for dealing with chronic pain conditions. Chronic pain conditions such as migraine affect people’s everyday life and cause mental stress. This workshop will explore mental coping strategies, stress management, pacing techniques and improving sleep patterns. The workshop will also encourage attendees to develop their own pain management plans going forward.

For more information email info@migraine.ie or call 01 8941280

12th March, 6.30 – 9.00 pm, Le Chéile Centre, Donnycarney, Dublin 5.

Monaghan: Bake for Brain Injury

CRANOG HSE Resource Centre, Co. Monaghan

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland will be running Bake for Brain Injury 

March 12th
11am -12.30pm
CRANOG HSE Resource Centre, Bree, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan

For more information contact 087-265 9566

Galway: ‘My Amazing Brain’ Exhibition

Aula Maxima, NUI Galway

As part of international brain awareness week, NUI Galway Neuroscience Centre are hosting the ‘My Amazing Brain’ exhibition

This exhibition is open to secondary school students where they will have the opportunity to learn about how the brain works and what happens in various brain disorders through a variety of activities, posters and quizzes.
 

Tuesday 12th March, 9.00am – 4.00pm

Monaghan: PCWE Parents support groups & nurse talk

Iontas Centre, Castleblaney, Co. Monaghan

Epilepsy Ireland Parents support groups & nurse talk

Venue: Iontas Centre, Castleblaney, Co. Monaghan
Time: 6pm - 8pm

For more information contact 042-9337585

Roscommon: Bake for Brain Injury

Roscommon Clubhouse, Roscommon

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland are hosting Bake for Brain Injury 

March 12th 
12 - 2pm
Roscommon Clubhouse, Derrane Centre, Roscommon

For more information contact 087-9840824

Limerick: Managing Migraine in the Workplace

Milford Care Centre, Limerick

The Migraine Association will present this  seminar  as  part of The Milford Care Centre,  Lunch N’Learn Educational Platform for clinical and non-clinical staff. It will present an overview of migraine and provide advice on adaptations and approaches migraine sufferers can take to improve their work environment and reduce the number of migraine attacks triggered in the workplace . The seminar will also outline how employers and managers can provide supports and adaptations for employees with migraine, making it  a more “migraine -friendly” workspace.

Cork: Bake for Brain Injury

Macroom Traders Market, Co. Cork

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland will be running Bake for Brain Injury 

March 12th
10am - 4pm
Macroom Traders Market, Macroom, Co. Cork

For more information contact 086-1720744

Dublin: Sabina Brennan Book Launch

Hodges Figgis

Sabina Brennan will be launching her new book; 100 Days to a Younger Brain

There is no invitation or booking needed

The launch will take place March 13th from 6pm at: 

Hodges Figgis
56 - 58 Dawson Street
Dublin 2

Mayo: Bake for Brain Injury

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland Clubhouse, Castlebar

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland will be running Bake for Brain Injury 

March 13th
12 - 2pm
Acquired Brain Injury Ireland Clubhouse, Parish Centre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

For more information contact 087-9840824

Donegal: Parents Buccal Midazolam Info Session

Letterkenny Epilepsy Ireland Office, Canal Road

Epilepsy Ireland Parents Buccal Midazolam Info Session.

NOTE: Registration required in advance

Venue: Letterkenny Epilepsy Ireland Office, Canal Road, Letterkenny
Time: 6.30pm - 8pm

Dublin: Bake for Brain Injury

Parlickstown House, Dublin 15

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland are hosting Bake for Brain Injury

March 13th
From 11.30am
Parlickstown House, Ladyswell Road, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15

For more information contact 087-1352667

Wexford: Bake for Brain Injury

Applegreen Service Station, Drinagh

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland will be running Bake for Brain Injury 

March 13th
12 - 3pm
Applegreen service station, Rosslare road, Drinagh, Co. Wexford

For more information contact 086-020 4986

Dublin: Aphasia Ireland Coffee Morning

Mounttown Community Centre

We would like to invite current clients together with anybody who is affected by the impact of aphasia or would to learn more about aphasia. We will have booklets and information available on the day. Come along and join us.

For more information please contact Rachel at aphasia.ireland@gmail.com

March 13th at 11am

Louth: Bake for Brain Injury

Lisrath, Drogheda

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland will be running Bake for Brain 

Marth 13th
12-2pm
Lisrath, Ballymakenny Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth

For more information contact 041-9838 406

Dublin: Bake for Brain Injury

ABI Ireland, Lucan

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland are hosting Bake for Brain Injury

March 13th
From 11am
Acquired Brain Injury Ireland, Unit 4A, Block H, Centrepoint Business Park, Oak Road, Lucan, Co. Dublin

For more information contact 086-174 3172

Kerry: Bake for Brain Injury

Milltown Secondary School, Co. Kerry

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland will be running Bake for Brain Injury 

March 13th
12 - 1.30pm
Milltown Secondary School, Co. Kerry

For more information contact 086-1720744

Dublin: Bake for Brain Injury

Tymon Bawn Community Centre, Tallaght, Co. Dublin

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland are hosting Bake for Brain Injury

March 13th
From 10.30am
Tymon Bawn Community Centre, Firhouse Road West, Tallaght, Co. Dublin

 

For more information contact 087 6779 130

Dublin: PSPA Ireland Information Stand

Tallaght Dublin

Wednesday 13th March 

PSPA Ireland will have an information stand in the Square Towncentre Tallaght Dublin. If you have any questions about PSP or CBD we'd be happy to help. 

Cork: Headway Information Stand

Ballincollig Shopping Centre, Co. Cork

Headway Ireland will host an information stand in Ballincollig Shopping Centre, Co. Cork

Thursday March 14th

For more information contact owensl@headway.ie

Limerick: Bake for Brain Injury

Co. Limerick

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland will host Bake for Brain Injury

March 14th
11 - 1pm
66 Ballinvoher, Father Russell Road, Co. Limerick

For more information contact 086-3811125

Kerry: Bake for Brain Injury

Castleisland Resource Centre, Co. Kerry

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland will be running Bake for Brain Injury 

March 14th
11am - 2pm
Castleisland Resource Centre, Castleisland, Co. Kerry

For more information contact 066-714 2993

Tipperary: Bake for Brain Injury

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland Bookshop, Cashel

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland will be running Bake for Brain Injury 

March 14th
9.30am - 12pm
Acquired Brain Injury Ireland Bookshop, Main Street, Cashel, Co. Tipperary

For more information contact 087- 7730 721

Dublin: PSPA Information Stand

The Square Tallaght

PSPA Ireland will have an information stand about Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and Corticobasal Degeneration (CDB) at The Square Tallaght.

9am - 6pm

For more information contact info@pspaireland.ie

Meath: Epilepsy Ireland Parents Support Group and Coffee Morning

St. Mary’s Parish Centre, Navan, Co. Meath

Epilepsy Ireland Parents support group and Coffee morning for people with epilepsy and Parents of children with epilepsy.

Venue: St. Mary’s Parish Centre, Navan, Co. Meath
Time: 10am - 12pm

For more information contact 042-9337585

Dublin: Bake for Brain Injury

Lucan Supervalu, Co. Dublin

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland will be running Bake for Brain Injury 

March 14th
11 - 2pm

Lucan Supervalu, Lucan, Co. Dublin

For more information contact 086-7915775